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Crime

Election Date State Title Outcome
Sept. 18, 2012 Alabama Act No. 2012-490: To Propose an Amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to Provide a New Procedure for Distributions Made from the Alabama Trust Fund Beginning with the 2012-2013 Fiscal Year; to Provide Further for Distributions Made from the County and Municipal Government Capital Improvement Trust Fund... Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Alabama Statewide Amendment 11: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 11 Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Alabama HB459: Statewide Amendment 7 Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Arizona Proposition 114: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to Crime Victim Protection from Liability for Damages Passed
June 3, 2008 California Proposition 99: Eminent Domain. Acquisition of Owner-Occupied Residence. Constitutional Amendment. Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 California Proposition 9: Criminal Justice System. Victims' Rights. Parole. Constitutional Amendment and Statute. Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 California Proposition 6: Criminal Penalties and Laws. Public Safety Funding. Statute. Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 California Proposition 5: Nonviolent Offenders. Sentencing, Parole and Rehabilitation. Statute. Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 California Proposition 36: Three Strikes Law. Repeat Felony Offenders. Penalties. Initiative Statute. Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 California Proposition 35: Human Trafficking. Penalties. Initiative Statute. Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 California Proposition 47: Criminal Sentences. Misdemeanor Penalties. Initiative Status. Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 California Proposition 62: The Justice That Works Act of 2016 Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 California Proposition 66: Death Penalty Reform and Savings Act of 2016 Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Colorado Amendment 53: Criminal Accountability of Business Executives Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Colorado Proposition 102: Criteria for Release to Pretrial Services Programs Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Colorado Amendment 67: An Amendment to the Colorado Constitution Protecting Pregnant Women and Unborn Children by Defining "Person" and "Child" in the Colorado Criminal Code and the Colorado Wrongful Death Act to Include Unborn Human Beings Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 Georgia Amendment 2: Safe Harbor for Sexually Exploited Children Fund; Provide that General Assembly by Law May Impose Additional Penalties or Fees for the Offenses Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Idaho Senate Joint Resolution 102: Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the State of Idaho, Relating to the Control Over State Prisons; to Provide that the State Board of Correction Shall Have the Control, Direction and Management of Adult Felony Probation and Parole Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Illinois HJRCA 1: Proposed Amendment of Section 8.1 of Article I of the Illinois Constitution Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Kansas Constitutional Amendment Question No. 2: A Proposition to Amend Section 2 of Article 5 of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, Relating to Qualification of Voters Passed
Oct. 1, 2007 Louisiana Ballot Measure 2: Supplement Police Officer Pay Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 10: Act No. 1053 - Criminal Defendants Trial by Jury Waiver Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 9 (Act 876 - SB 410): Providing Notice for Laws Creating Special Security Districts Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 5 (Act 868 - HB 9): Forfeiture Retirement Benefit Pubic Officials/Convicted Felon Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 870: Proposed Amendment No. 6 Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Maryland Question 2: Trial by Jury Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Maryland Question 3: Suspension and Removal of Elected Officials Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Michigan Proposal 10-2: A Proposal to Amend the State Constitution to Prohibit Certain Felons from Holding Elective Office and Specified Types of Public Employment Positions Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Missouri Proposition B: Dog Breeding Regulations Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Missouri Proposition A: Relating to Control of Law Enforcement Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Missouri HJR 16: Constitutional Amendment 2 Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Montana Initiative Number 116: Ensure that Crime Victims' Right and Interests are Respected and Protected by Law Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 North Carolina Constitutional Amendment: Constitutional Amendment Providing that No Person Convicted of a Felony May Serve as Sheriff Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 North Carolina SB 399: An Act to Amend the Constitution to Provide that a Person Accused of Any Criminal Offense in Superior Court for Which the State is Not Seeking a Sentence of Death May Waive the Right to Trial by Jury and Instead be Tried by a Judge Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 North Dakota Initiated Statutory Measure No. 5: Relating to the Prevention of Animal Cruelty Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 North Dakota Initiated Constitutional Measure Number 3: Initiated Constitutional Measure to Preserve and Protect the Right of Crime Victims to Justice Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Jersey Public Question No. 1: Constitutional Amendment to Allow a Court to Order Pretrial Detention of a Person in a Criminal Case Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 1: A Joint Resolution Proposing an Amendment to Article 2, Section 13 of the Constitution of New Mexico to Protect Community Safety by Granting Courts New Authority to Deny Release on Bail Pending Trial for Dangerous Defendants in Felony Cases While Retaining the Right to Pretrial Release for Non-Dang Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 New York Proposal 2 - Constitutional Amendment: Allowing Prisoners to Voluntarily Perform Work for Nonprofit Organizations Passed
Nov. 7, 2017 Ohio Issue 1: Rights for Crime Victims Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Oklahoma State Question No. 762: Measure Amends Section 10 of Article 6 of the Oklahoma Constitution. It Changes Current Law, Decreasing the Power and Authority of the Governor by Removing the Governor from the Parole Process for Persons Convicted of Certain Offenses Defined as Nonviolent Offenses Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Oklahoma Initiative Petition 404: State Question 780 Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Oklahoma Initiative Petition 405: State Question 781 Passed
May 20, 2008 Oregon Measure 53: Amends Constitution: Modifies Provisions Governing Civil Forfeitures Related To Crimes; Permits Use Of Proceeds By Law Enforcement Passed
May 20, 2008 Oregon Measure 52: Amends Constitution: Enables Crime Victims to Enforce Existing Constitutional Rights in Prosections, Delinquency Proceedings Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Oregon Measure 61: Creates Mandatory Minimum Prison Sentences for Certain Theft, Identity Theft, Forgery, Drug, and Burglary Crimes Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Oregon Measure 57: Increases Sentences for Drug Trafficking, Theft Against Elderly and Specified Repeat Property and Identity Theft Crimes; Requires Addiction Treatment for Certain Offenders Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Oregon Measure 73: Requires Increased Minimum Sentences for Certain Repeated Sex Crimes, Incarceration for Repeated Driving Under Influence Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 South Carolina Constitutional Amendment 1: Age of Consent Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 South Dakota Constitutional Amendment S: An Initiated Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution to Expand Rights for Crime Victims Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 13: Denial of Bail in Felony and Family Violence Cases Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition Number 9 (SJR 9): Authorizing the Governor to Grant a Pardon to a Person Who Successfully Completes a Term of Deferred Adjudication Community Supervision Passed
Nov. 7, 2017 Texas SJR 1: Proposition 6 Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Washington SJR 8212: Inmate Labor Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Washington Engrossed Substitute House Joint Resolution 4220: Concerning Denying Bail for Persons Charged with Certain Criminal Offenses Passed
Nov. 3, 2015 Washington : Initiative Measure No. 1401 Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Washington Initiative Measure 1501: Seniors and Vulnerable Individuals' Safety and Financial Crimes Prevention Act Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 West Virginia No. 1: Repeal The Two Consecutive Term Limitation for Sheriffs Amendment Failed
 
 

Economy and Fiscal

Election Date State Title Outcome
May 4, 2010 Ohio Issue 1: Proposed Constitutional Amendment: To Extend The Ohio Third Frontier Program By Authorizing The Issuance Of Additional General Obligation Bonds To Promote Economic Growth Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 South Dakota Referred Law 14: An Act to Establish the Large Project Development Fund Failed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 5: Authorizing the Legislature to Allow Cities or Counties to Enter into Interlocal Contracts with Other Cities or Counties Without the Imposition of a Tax or the Provision of a Sinking Fund Passed
 
 

Education

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Alaska Bonding Proposition B: State General Obligation Library, Education, and Educational Research Facility Bonds, $397,200,000 Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Alabama Statewide Amendment 1: Alabama Rainy Day Amendment 1 Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Alabama Statewide Amendment 2: Special County Educational Tax Amendment Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Alabama Statewide Amendment 4: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 4 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Alabama : Statewide Amendment 4 Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Arizona Proposition 302: Referred to the People by the Legislature Relating to Early Childhood Development and Health Programs Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 California Proposition 38: Tax to Fund Education and Early Childhood Programs. Initiative Statute. Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 California Proposition 55: The California Children's Education and Health Care Protection Act of 2016 Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 California Proposition 51: School Bonds. Funding for K-12 School and Community College Facilities. Initiative Statutory Amendment. Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Colorado Amendment 59: Education Funding and TABOR Rebates Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Florida Ballot (3): State Revenue Limitation Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Hawaii Constitutional Amendment: Relating to the Board of Education Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Hawaii SB 1084: Relating to Early Childhood Education Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Maryland Question 7: Gaming Expansion Referendum Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 Maine Question 4: An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Provide Funds for a Public-private Partnership for a New Science Facility at the Maine Maritime Academy Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota : Initiated Statutory Measure 8 Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 New Mexico Bond Question 2: Library Acquisition Bonds Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 1: School Board Membership and Elections Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 4: School Elections Held with Non-partisan Elections Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 New Mexico Bond Question B: Academic, Public School, Tribal and Public Library Acquisitions Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 1: A Joint Resolution Proposing to Amend Article 7, Section 1 of the Constitution of New Mexico to Provide that School Elections Shall be Held at Different Times from Partisan Elections Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 5: A Joint Resolution Proposing to Amend Article 12, Section 7 of the Constitution of New Mexico to Preserve the Land Grant Permanent Funds by Increasing the Duty of Care, Removing the Restrictions on the Type of Investment that May be Made and Increasing the Threshhold Amount for Additional Distributi Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico : Bond Question B Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 New Mexico Measure: Bond Question C Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Oklahoma Initiative Petition Number 403: State Question 779 Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Oregon Measure 60: Teacher "Classroom Performance," Not Seniority, Determines Pay Raises; "Most Qualified" Teachers Retained, Regardless of Seniority Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Oregon Measure 75: Authorizes Multnomah County Casino; Casino to Contribute Monthly Revenue Percentage to State for Specified Purposes Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 Oregon Measure Number 98: High School Graduation and College and Career Readiness Act Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 9: Establishing a Right to Use and Access Public Beaches Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 Texas Proposition 2: State Medical Education Board and State Medical Education Fund Elimination Amendment Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Utah Constitutional Amendment E: Stock and Bond Subscriptions Passed
Nov. 7, 2017 Washington Engrossed House Bill 2242: Advisory Vote No. 18 Failed
 
 

Foreign Affairs

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2014 Alabama : Statewide Amendment 1 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Alabama : Statewide Amendment 3 Passed
 
 

Government Operations

Election Date State Title Outcome
Aug. 24, 2010 Alaska Ballot Measure No. 1 - 07ANCO: Initiative Prohibiting the Use of Public Funds to Lobby or Campaign; and Prohibiting Holders of Government Contracts and Family Members from Making Political Contributions Failed
Aug. 28, 2012 Alaska Ballot Measure 2: An Act Establishing the Alaska Coastal Management Program Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Alabama Statewide Amendment 6: Alabama Utilities in Tuskegee Amendment 6 Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Alabama Statewide Amendment 11: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 11 Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Alabama HB336: Statewide Amendment 6 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Arkansas Issue No. 1 - SJR 7: An Amendment to the Arkansas Constitution Providing that Administrative Rules Promulgated by State Agencies Shall Not Become Effective Until Reviewed and Approved by a Legislative Committee of the General Assembly Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Arkansas Issue No. 3 - HJR 1009: AN AMENDMENT REGULATING CONTRIBUTIONS TO CANDIDATES FOR STATE OR LOCAL OFFICE, BARRING GIFTS FROM LOBBYISTS TO CERTAIN STATE OFFICIALS, PROVIDING FOR SETTING SALARIES OF CERTAIN STATE OFFICIALS, AND SETTING TERM LIMITS FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Arizona Proposition 110: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to State Trust Lands Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Arizona Proposition 304: PROVIDES FOR AN INCREASE IN THE SALARIES OF STATE LEGISLATORS FROM $24,000 TO $35,000 PER YEAR Failed
June 3, 2014 California Proposition 42: Public Records. Open Meetings. State Reimbursement to Local Agencies. Legislative Constitutional Amendment. Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Colorado Amendment 49: Allowable Government Paycheck Deductions Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Colorado Amendment Q: Temporary Location for the State Seat of Government Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Colorado Amendment S: State Personnel System Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Florida Ballot (12): Appointment of Student Body President to Board of Governors of the State University System Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Georgia Amendment 2: Authorizing Certain State Agencies to Enter into Multiyear Rental Agreements Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Hawaii Constitutional Amendment: Amendment Age Qualification for Governor and Lieutenant Governor Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Hawaii Constitutional Amendment: Relating to the Board of Education Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Idaho HJR 2: Proposed Constitutional Amendment Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Illinois Constitutional Convention: Constitutional Convention Question Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 1: Term Limits for Members of Certain Boards and Commissions Passed
Oct. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 2: Act 538 - Employees of Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 1: Act 539 - Louisiana Officials Salary Increase Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 3 (Act 872 - SB 21): Public Pension Bill Filing Amendment Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 9 (Act 876 - SB 410): Providing Notice for Laws Creating Special Security Districts Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 437: Proposed Amendment No. 12 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 870: Proposed Amendment No. 6 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 872: Proposed Amendment No. 13 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 874: Proposed Amendment No. 11 Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Maryland Question 3: Suspension and Removal of Elected Officials Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Maryland HB 260: An Act Concerning United States Senator, Attorney General, and Comptroller - Appointments and Special Elections to Fill a Vacancy Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Michigan Proposal 10-2: A Proposal to Amend the State Constitution to Prohibit Certain Felons from Holding Elective Office and Specified Types of Public Employment Positions Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Michigan Proposal 12-1: A Referendum On Public Act 4 of 2011 - The Emergency Manager Law Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Missouri Constitutional Amendment 1: English as the Official Language Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Montana Constitutional Convention Call No. 2: Call for a Montana Constitutional Convention Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Montana C-45: An Act Submitting to the Qualified Electors of Montana an Amendment to Article IV, Section 8, Article VI, Sections 1,2,3,4,6,7, and Article X, Section 4, of the Montana Constitution to Change the Name of the State Auditor to the Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 North Carolina Constitutional Amendment: Constitutional Amendment Providing that No Person Convicted of a Felony May Serve as Sheriff Passed
June 10, 2008 North Dakota Constitutional Measure 1: Appointment of Legislators to State Office Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 North Dakota Statutory Measure 4: Workforce Safety and Insurance Agency Passed
June 12, 2012 North Dakota Constitutional Measure No. 1: Appointment of Legislator to a Full-Time Appointive State Office Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Nebraska Proposed Amendment No. 2: Abolish the Office of the State Treasurer in 2015 Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Nebraska Proposed Amendment 1: Constitutional Amendment to Provide That a Civil Officer is Liable to Impeachment for Misdemeanors in Pursuit of Office Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 New Hampshire Question 3: Constitutional Convention Question Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 New Hampshire Question 2: Relating to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 New Jersey Public Question 2: Provides that Method of Selection and Appointment of Certain Municipal Court Judges Be Set by Statute Rather Than by the Constitution Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 3: Confirmation of Heads of Cabinet Level Departments and Agencies Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 5: Filling a Vacancy in the Lieutenant Governor's Office Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 2: Midterm Salary Increases for County Officers Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment No. 2: Allow County Officials to Serve Three Consecutive Terms Instead of Two Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment No. 5: Allow for the Appointment of Certain Former Members of the Legislature to Certain Civil Offices Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 3: Removing the Duties to Charter and Regulate Corporations from the Public Regulation Commission Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 2: Allowing the Legislature to Establish Increased Qualifications and Continuing Education for Commissioners on the Public Regulation Commission Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 1: Increasing the Membership of the Judicial Standards Commission from 11 to 13 Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 4: Removing the Duty to Regulate Insurance Companies and Others Engaged in Risk Assumption from the Public Regulation Commission Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 5: Establishing the Public Defender Department as an Independent State Agency Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 4: A Joint Resolution Proposing an Amendment to Article 10, Section 10 of the Constitution of New Mexico to Allow Certain Counties to Become Urban Counties and to Clarify the Majority Vote Needed to Adopt a County Charter Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Nevada Question 2: Eminent Domain Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Nevada Question No. 2: Appellate Court Amendment Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Nevada Question No. 1: Judicial Appointment Amendment Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Nevada Question 1: Amendment to the Nevada Constitution Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New York Proposal Two: Permitting Electronic Distribution of State Legislative Bills Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Ohio Issue 3: Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Allow for One Casino Each in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, and Toledo and Distribute to All Ohio Counties a Tax on the Casinos Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Ohio Issue 1: Proposed Constitutional Amendment: To Raise the Maximum Age an Individual Can Occupy Judicial Office from 70 to 76 Failed
Nov. 8, 2011 Ohio Issue 2: Referendum: Ohio Collective Bargaining Limit Repeal Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Ohio State Issue 1: Question Presented Pursuant to Article XVI, Section 3 of the Constitution of the State of Ohio Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Ohio State Issue 2: To Create a State-Funded Commission to Draw Legislative and Congressional Districts Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Oklahoma State Question No. 750: Initiative and Referendum Designation of Signature Percentage Base Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Oklahoma State Question No. 747: Limiting Terms of Office of Certain Elected Officials Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Oklahoma State Question No. 752: Modifying the Composition of the Judicial Nominating Commission Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Oklahoma State Question No. 751: Providing that the English Language is the Common and Unifying Language of Oklahoma Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Oklahoma State Question No. 765: It Abolishes the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, the Oklahoma Commission of Human Services and the Position of Director of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Oklahoma State Question No. 762: Measure Amends Section 10 of Article 6 of the Oklahoma Constitution. It Changes Current Law, Decreasing the Power and Authority of the Governor by Removing the Governor from the Parole Process for Persons Convicted of Certain Offenses Defined as Nonviolent Offenses Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Oregon Measure 55: Amends Constitution: Changes Operative Date Of Redistricting Plans; Allows Affected Legislators To Finish Term In Original District Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Oregon Measure 64: Penalizes Person, Entity for Using Funds Collected with Public Resource for Political Purpose Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Oregon Measure 71: Amends Constitution: Requires Legislature to Meet Annually; Limits Length of Legislative Sessions; Provides Exceptions Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Oregon Measure 77: Amends Constitution: Governor may Declare "Catastrophic Disaster" (define); Requires Legislative Session; Authorizes Suspending Specified Constitutional Spending Restrictions" Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Oregon Measure 78: Amends Constitution: Changes Constitutional Language Describing Governmental System of Separation of Powers; Makes Grammatical and Spelling Changes Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Rhode Island State Question 1: Amendment to the Constitution of the State (Changing the Official Name of the State) Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 South Carolina Amendment 1: Constitutional Amendment to Provide that the Lieutenant Governor Must Be Elected Jointly with the Governor Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 South Carolina : Amendment 2 Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 South Dakota Initiated Measure 10: South Dakota Open and Clean Government Act Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 South Dakota Constitutional Amendment N: An Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution Repealing Certain Reimbursement Restrictions for Travel by Legislators to and from a Legislative Session Failed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 14: Limit on Service by State Justices and Judges Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 10: Office of Inspector of Hides and Animals Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 7: Re-Sale of Property Acquired through Eminent Domain Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 10: Allowing Board Members of Emergency Services Districts to Serve Four Years Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 11: Restricting Use of Eminent Domain to Taking Property for Public Purposes Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition Number 10 (SJR 37): Extending the Length of the Unexpired Term that Causes the Automatic Resignation of Certain Local Elected Officeholders Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 Texas Proposition 2: State Medical Education Board and State Medical Education Fund Elimination Amendment Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 Texas Proposition 3: Political Subdivision for Aircraft Tax Exemption Amendment Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 Texas Proposition 7: Home Rule Charter Provision Amendment Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Utah Constitutional Amendment C: Legislative Sessions (SJR 12) Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Utah Constitutional Amendment A: Resolution Revising Executive Officer Succession Provisions Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Utah Constitutional Amendment D: Resolution on Legislative Ethics Commission Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Utah Constitutional Amendment B: Resolution Regarding Eligibility for Legislative Office Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Utah HJR 12: Constitutional Amendment C Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Virginia Question 2: Concerning Legislative Veto Sessions Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Virginia Question 1: Constitutional Amendment Prohibiting Taking or Damaging of Private Property for Public Use (Second Reference) Passed
April 3, 2018 Wisconsin Question 1: Elimination of state treasurer Pending
Nov. 6, 2012 West Virginia No. 1: Repeal The Two Consecutive Term Limitation for Sheriffs Amendment Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Wyoming Constitutional Amendment B: Initiative Petition Signatures Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Wyoming Constitutional Amendment A: Oath of Office Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Wyoming Constitutional Amendment C: District Court Commissioners-Authority Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 Missouri Measure: Constitutional Amendment 2 Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Montana Initiative No. 166: A Law Proposed By Initiative Petition Passed
 
 

Health and Health Care

Election Date State Title Outcome
June 1, 2007 Alabama Amendment 2: Funds for Health Care Costs Passed
Sept. 18, 2012 Alabama Act No. 2012-490: To Propose an Amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to Provide a New Procedure for Distributions Made from the Alabama Trust Fund Beginning with the 2012-2013 Fiscal Year; to Provide Further for Distributions Made from the County and Municipal Government Capital Improvement Trust Fund... Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Alabama Statewide Amendment 6: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 6 Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Arkansas Issue No. 5: The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Act Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Arizona Proposition 101: Freedom of Choice in Health Care Failed
May 18, 2010 Arizona Proposition 100: Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Arizona; Amending Article IX, Constitution of Arizona, by Adding Section 12.1; Relating to Temporary Transaction Privilege and Use Taxes. Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Arizona Proposition 203: Proposed by Initiative Petition Relating to the Medical Use of Marijuana Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Arizona Proposition 303: A Concurrent Resolution Enacting and Ordering the Submission to the People of A Measure Relating to the Use of Investigational Drugs, Biological Products and Devices Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 California Proposition 3: Children's Hospital Bond Act. Grant Program. Statute. Passed
May 19, 2009 California Proposition 1E: Mental Health Services Funding. Temporary Reallocation. Helps Balance State Budget. Failed
May 19, 2009 California Proposition 1D: Protects Children's Services Funding. Helps Balance State Budget. Failed
June 5, 2012 California Proposition 29: HOPE 2010 : The California Cancer Research Act Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 California Proposition 46: Drug and Alcohol Testing of Doctors. Medical Negligence Lawsuits. Initiative Statute. Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 California Proposition 56: The California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016 Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 California Proposition 61: The California Drug Price Relief Act Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Colorado Amendment 51: State Sales Tax Increase for Services for People with Developmental Disabilities Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Colorado Amendment 56: Employer Responsibility for Health Insurance Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Colorado Amendment 63: Health Care Choice Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 Colorado Proposed Initiative 106: Medical Aid in Dying Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Georgia Constitutional Amendment 2: Adds $10 Tag Fee on Private Passenger Vehicles to Fund Statewide Trauma Care Expansion Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Georgia HR 1183: Constitutional Amendment 2 Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Georgia Amendment 4: Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution so as to Provide the Proceeds of Excise Taxes on the Sale of Fireworks or Consumer Fireworks in this State be Dedicated to the Funding of Trauma Care Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Idaho H.J.R. 4: Hospital Debt Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 6: Remove Restrictions on Disposition of Blighted Property Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 8: Act No. 1052 - Sale of Expropriated Property Passed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 423: Louisiana TOPS Scholarship Program Amendment Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 438: Proposed Amendment No. 2 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 439: Proposed Amendment No. 1 Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Massachusetts Question 2: Prescribing Medication to End Life Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Massachusetts Question 3: Medical Use of Marijuana Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Massachusetts Question 4: Earned Sick Time for Employees Passed
June 8, 2010 Maine Question 5: Bond Issue - Water Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Maine Question 2: Bond Issue - Dental Care Access Passed
Nov. 7, 2017 Maine Question 2: An Act To Enhance Access to Affordable Health Care Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Michigan Question 2: A Proposal to Amend the State Constitution to Permit Human Embryo and Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research in Michigan Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Montana Legislative Referendum No.120: Parental Notice of Abortion Act of 2011 Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Montana Initiative Referendum No. 124: Montana Marijuana Act Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Montana Initiative Number 181: Promote Research into Developing Therapies and Cures for Brain Diseases and Injuries Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 North Dakota Statutory Measure 3: Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Program Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota : Initiated Statutory Measure 7 Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 North Dakota Initiated Statutory Measure Number 4: Initiated Measure Relating to Tobacco Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 New Mexico Bond Question 3: Health Facility Improvement Bonds Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Nevada Question 4: Medical Patient Tax Relief Act Passed
Nov. 7, 2017 Ohio Issue 2: To require state agencies to not pay more for prescription drugs than the federal Department of Veterans Affairs and require state payment of attorney fees and expenses to specific individuals for defense of the law Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Oklahoma State Question No. 756: Health Care System Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Oklahoma State Question No. 765: It Abolishes the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, the Oklahoma Commission of Human Services and the Position of Director of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Oregon Measure 74: Establishes Medical Marijuana Supply System and Assistance and Research Programs; Allows Limited Selling of Marijuana Failed
Jan. 23, 2018 Oregon HB 2391: APPROVES TEMPORARY ASSESSMENTS TO FUND HEALTH CARE FOR LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES, AND TO STABILIZE HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS Pending
Nov. 4, 2008 South Dakota Initiated Measure 11: Reinstate Prohibition Against Abortion Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 South Dakota Referred Law 12: An Act to Prohibit Smoking Tobacco or Carrying Lighted Tobacco Products in Certain Places and to Require Certain Persons to Inform Violators of the Prohibition Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 South Dakota Initiated Measure 13: An Initiated Measure to Authorize the Possession, Use and Cultivation of Marijuana by and for Persons with Specified Debilitating Medical Conditions Registered with the Department of Health Failed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 15: Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 8: Authorizing the State to Contribute Resources to Veterans' Hospitals Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 Texas Proposition 2: State Medical Education Board and State Medical Education Fund Elimination Amendment Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 Texas Proposition 8: Repeal of Hidalgo County Hospital District Amendment Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Washington Initiative 1000: Initiative Measure No. 1000 concerns allowing certain terminally ill competent adults to obtain lethal prescriptions. Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Washington Initiative 1029: Initiative Measure No. 1029 concerns long-term care services for the elderly and persons with disabilities. Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Washington Initiative Measure 1163: Concerning Long-Term Care Workers and Services for Elderly and Disabled People Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 Washington Advisory Vote No. 5: Concerns the Insurance Premium Tax to Some Insurance for Pediatric Oral Services Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Washington Advisory Vote 14: An Act Relating to Taxes and Service Charges on Certain Qualified Stand-Alone Dental Plans Offered in the Individual or Small Group Markets Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Wyoming Constitutional Amendment A: Right of Health Care Access Passed
 
 

Housing and Property

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 2, 2010 Alaska Bonding Proposition A: State Guaranteed Veterans Residential Mortgage Bonds, $600,000,000 Passed
Aug. 28, 2012 Alaska Ballot Measure 2: An Act Establishing the Alaska Coastal Management Program Failed
Aug. 28, 2012 Alaska Ballot Measure 1: An Act Increasing the Maximum Residential Property Exemption and Providing for Annual Adjustments Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Alabama Statewide Amendment 4: Alabama Blount County Annexation Amendment 4 Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Alabama Statewide Amendment 3: Alabama Madison School Taxes Amendment 3 Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Alabama Statewide Amendment 1: Ad Valorem Tax Amendment Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Alabama Statewide Amendment 3: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 3 Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Alabama HB339: Statewide Amendment 10 Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Arizona Proposition 201: Homeowners' Bill of Rights Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Arizona Proposition 100: Prohibition of Any New Property Sale or Transfer Tax Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Arizona Proposition 110: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to State Trust Lands Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Arizona Proposition 301: Referred to the People by the Legislature Relating to the Land Conservation Fund Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Arizona Proposition 119: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to State Trust Lands Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Arizona Proposition 117: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to Property Tax Assessed Valuation Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Arizona Proposition 118: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to the Establishment of Permanent Funds Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Arizona Proposition 120: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to State Sovereignty Failed
June 3, 2008 California Proposition 99: Eminent Domain. Acquisition of Owner-Occupied Residence. Constitutional Amendment. Passed
June 3, 2008 California Proposition 98: Government Acquisition, Regulation of Private Property. Constitutional Amendment. Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 California Proposition 12: Veterans' Bond Act of 2008 Passed
June 8, 2010 California Proposition 13: Limits On Property Tax Assessment. Seismic Retrofitting Of Existing Buildings. Legislative Constitutional Amendment. Passed
June 3, 2014 California Proposition 41: Veterans Housing and Homeless Prevention Bond Act of 2014 Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Colorado Referendum M: Elimination of Obsolete Constitutional Provisions Regarding Land Value Increase Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Colorado Amendment R: Exempt Possessory Interests in Real Property Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Colorado Amendment 60: Property Taxes Failed
Jan. 29, 2008 Florida Amendment 1: Property Tax Exemptions; Limitations on Property Tax Assessments Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Florida Constitutional Amendment 6: Assessment of Working Waterfront Property Based Upon Current Use Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Florida Constitutional Amendment 3: Changes and Improvements Not Affecting the Assessed Value of Residential Real Property Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Florida Constitutional Amendment 4: Property Tax Exemption of Perpetually Conserved Land; Classification and Assessment of Land Used for Conservation Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Florida Constitutional Amendment 1: Relating to Property Rights/Ineligible Aliens Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Florida Constitutional Amendment 2: Homestead Ad Valorem Tax Credit for Deployed Military Personnel Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Florida Constitutional Amendment 4: Referenda Required for Adoption and Amendment of Local Government Comprehensive Land Use Plans Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Florida Ballot (10): Tangible Personal Property Tax Exemption Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Florida Ballot (4): Property Tax Limitations; Property Value Decline; Reduction for Nonhomestead Assessment Increases; Delay of Scheduled Repeal Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Florida Ballot (9): Homestead Property Tax Exemption for Surviving Spouse of Military Veteran or First Responder Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Florida Ballot (11): Additional Homestead Exemption; Low-Income Seniors Who Maintain Long-Term Residency on Property; Equal to Assessed Value Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Florida Ballot (2): Veteran's Property Tax Discount Passed
Nov. 6, 2018 Florida HJR 7105: Increased Homestead Property Tax Exemption Pending
Nov. 6, 2018 Florida HJR 21: Limitations on Property Tax Assesments Pending
Nov. 4, 2008 Georgia Amendment 1: To encourage the preservation of Georgia's forests through a conservation use property tax reduction program. Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Georgia Constitutional Amendment 5: Allows Owners of Industrial-Zoned Property to Choose to Remove the Industrial Designation from Their Property Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Georgia State-Wide Referendum Question A: Provides for Inventory of Businesses to Be Exempt from State Property Tax Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Georgia HB 788: State-wide Referendum Question A Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Indiana Public Question No. 1: Property Tax Cap Amendment Passed
Oct. 1, 2007 Louisiana Ballot Measure 4: Exempt Jewelry from Property Taxes Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 6: Remove Restrictions on Disposition of Blighted Property Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Louisiana Amendment 5: Transfer of the Special Assessment Level to New Property Purchased to Replace Expropriated Property Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 3: Act No. 1049 - Property Tax Exemptions for Veterans with Service-Connected Disability Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 5: Act No. 1050 - Homestead Tax Exemption for Disaster Damage Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 8: Act No. 1052 - Sale of Expropriated Property Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 7: Act No. 540 - Bidding Process of Ad Valorem Property Tax Sales Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 4: Act No. 542 - Limitation on Property Tax Increases Failed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 43: Louisiana Property Tax Sales Amendment Failed
Nov. 19, 2011 Louisiana Act 425: Louisiana Immovable Property Tax Amendment Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 6 (Act 869 - HB 497): Government Authority of New Iberia - Property Annexed By the City Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 4 (Act 875 - SB 337): Property Tax Exemption for Spouses of Deceased Veterans Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 8 (Act 871 - HB 674): Property Tax Exemption by the Board of Commerce and Industry Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 436: Proposed Amendment No. 10 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 432: Proposed Amendment No. 9 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 433: Proposed Amendment No. 7 Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 872: Proposed Amendment No. 13 Failed
Oct. 24, 2015 Louisiana Act No. 470: Proposed Amendment No. 4 Passed
Oct. 14, 2017 Louisiana Act 428: Proposed Amendment No.1 Passed
Oct. 14, 2017 Louisiana Act 427: Proposed Amendment No.2 Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Massachusetts Question 2: Comprehensive Permits for Low- or Moderate- Income Housing Failed
Nov. 3, 2015 Maine : Question 2: Bond Issue Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Missouri Constitutional Amendment 2: Former Prisoners of War Property Tax Exemption Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Missouri Constitutional Amendment 3: Real Estate Taxes Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Mississippi Initiative #31: Eminent Domain Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Montana Constitutional Initiative No. 105: New Property Tax Elimination Passed
June 12, 2012 North Dakota Initiated Constitutional Measure No. 2: Elimination of Property Taxes and Replacement of Lost Revenue Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 North Dakota HCR 3006: Constitutional Measure No. 2 Passed
June 14, 2016 North Dakota Referred Measure Number 1: Referred Measure relating to the Ownership or Leasing of a Dairy Farm or Swine Production Facility by Corporations and Limited Liability Companies Failed
May 11, 2010 Nebraska Proposed Amendment No. 1: A constitutional amendment to authorize the use of revenue bonds to develop and lease property for use by nonprofit enterprises as determined by law. Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 New Jersey Public Question 1: Dedicates Annual Revenue of an Amount Equal to a Tax Rate of 1% Under the State Sales Tax for Property Tax Reform Failed
Nov. 1, 2007 New Jersey Public Question 3: Green Acres, Farmland, Blue Acres, and Historic Preservation Bond Act of 2007 Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 New Jersey Public Question: Green Acres, Water Supply and Floodplain Protection, and Farmland and Historic Preservation Bond Act of 2009 Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 New Mexico Bond Question 3: Health Facility Improvement Bonds Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 New Mexico Bond Question 1: Senior Citizen Facility Bonds Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 New Mexico Constitutional Amendment No. 4: Provide Property Tax Exemption for Property of a Veterans' Organization Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 New Mexico Bond Question D: Issuance and Sale of Higher Educational and Special Schools Capital Improvement and Acquisition Bonds Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 New Mexico Bond Question A: Senior Citizen Facility Improvements, Construction and Equipment Acquisition Projects Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Nevada Question 2: Eminent Domain Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Nevada Question 3: Requirements for Property and Sales Tax Exemptions Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Nevada Question No. 4: Eminent Domain Amendment Failed
Nov. 3, 2009 New York Proposal 1 - Constitutional Amendment: Using Certain Forest Preserve Lands to Construct a Power Line Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 New York Proposal 5: In Relation to a Land Exchange in the State Forest Preserve with NYCO Minerals, Inc. Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 New York Proposal 4: Settling Disputed Title in the Forest Preserve Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Ohio Issue 3: To Amend the Constitution to Protect Private Property Rights in Ground Water, Lakes and Other Watercourses Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Oklahoma State Question 741: Property Tax Exemption Application Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Oklahoma State Question 735: Property Tax Exemption for Injured Veterans Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Oklahoma State Question No. 758: Amends Section 8B, Article 10 of State Constitution - Ad Valorem Taxation Limitation on Valuation Increases Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Oklahoma State Question No. 766: This Measure Would Exempt all Intangible Personal Property from Ad Valorem Property Taxation Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Oklahoma SQ 770: Amending Homestead Exemption Disabled Veterans Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Oklahoma SQ 771: Homestead Exemption for Surviving Spouse of Veteran Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Oregon Measure 49: Modifies Measure 37; Clarifies Right to Build Homes; Limits Large Developments; Protects Farms, Forests, Groundwater Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Oregon Measure 56: Amends Constitution: Provides that May and November Property Tax Elections are Decided by Majority of Voters Voting Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Oregon Measure 63: Exempts Specified Property Owners from Building Permit Failed
Jan. 26, 2010 Oregon Measure 66: Raises Tax on Household Income At and Above $250,000 (and $125,000 for Individual Filers). Reduces Income Taxes on Unemployment Benefits in 2009. Provides Funds Currently Budgeted for Education, Health Care, Public Safety, Other Services Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Oregon Measure 72: Amends Constitution: Authorizes Exception to $50,000 State Borrowing Limit for State's Real and Personal Property Projects Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Oregon Measure 70: Amends Constitution: Expands Availability of Home Ownership Loans for Oregon Veterans through Oregon War Veterans' Fund Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Oregon Measure 79: Amends Constitution: Prohibits Real Estate Transfer Taxes, Fees, Other Assessments, Except those Operative on December 31, 2009 Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Oregon Measure 84: Phases Out Existing Inheritance Taxes on Large Estates, and All Taxes on Intra-Family Property Transfers Failed
Nov. 7, 2017 Pennsylvania measure: Proposed Constitutional Amendment Amending The Homestead Property Tax Assessment Exclusion Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Rhode Island Question 2: Open Space and Recreational Development Bonds Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 4: Veterans' Home Bond Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 7: Affordable Housing Bonds $25,000,000 Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Rhode Island Question 7: Housing Opportunity Bonds - $50,000,000 Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 8: Home Equity Loan Procedures Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 3: Homestead Taxes Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 5: Local Property Taxes Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 6: Motor Vehicle Taxes Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 9: Property Tax Exemption for Disabled Veterans Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 7: Re-Sale of Property Acquired through Eminent Domain Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 5: Allowing Consolidated Boards of Equalization for Appraisal Districts Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 3: Allowing State Enforcement of Uniform Property Appraisal Standards and Procedures Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 9: Establishing a Right to Use and Access Public Beaches Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 2: Requiring Appraisal of Residence Homesteads Based Solely on their Homestead Value Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 11: Restricting Use of Eminent Domain to Taking Property for Public Purposes Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 6: Renewing Veterans' Land Board Bond Authority for Land and Mortgage Loans Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Propostion 1 (SJR 14): Authorizing Exemption from Ad Valorem Taxation of All or Part of the Market Value of the Residence Homestead of the Surviving Spouse of a 100 Percent or Totally Disabled Veteran Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 5: Authorizing the Legislature to Allow Cities or Counties to Enter into Interlocal Contracts with Other Cities or Counties Without the Imposition of a Tax or the Provision of a Sinking Fund Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 4 (HJR 63): Authorizing the Legislature to Permit a County to Issue Bonds or Notes to Finance the Development or Redevelopment of an Unproductive, Underdeveloped, or Blighted Area Failed
Nov. 5, 2013 Texas Proposition 5: Reverse Mortgage Loan Amendment Passed
Nov. 3, 2015 Texas SJR 1: Proposition 1 Passed
Nov. 3, 2015 Texas HJR 75: Proposition 2 Passed
Nov. 3, 2015 Texas SJR 52: Proposition 3 Passed
Nov. 7, 2017 Texas HJR 21: Proposition 1 Passed
Nov. 7, 2017 Texas SJR 60: Proposition 2 Passed
Nov. 7, 2017 Texas SJR 1: Proposition 6 Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Utah Constitutional Amendment C: Resolution on Property Tax Exemption for Water Facilities Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Utah Constitutional Amendment B: Joint Resolution on Property Tax Exemption for Military Personnel Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Virginia Ballot Question 2: Property Tax Exemption for Certain Veterans Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Virginia Ballot Question 1: Property Tax Relief for the Elderly and Disabled Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Virginia Question 1: Constitutional Amendment Prohibiting Taking or Damaging of Private Property for Public Use (Second Reference) Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Virginia : Proposed Constitutional Amendment Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Virginia H 865: An Act to Provide for the Submission to the Voters of a Proposed Amendment to the Constitution of Virginia Adding in Article X a Section Numbered 6 - B, Relating to Real Property Tax Exemptions Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Washington Initiative Measure 1098: Concerning Establishing a State Income Tax and Reducing Other Taxes Failed
Nov. 5, 2013 Washington Advisory Vote No. 7: Concerns Estate Tax on Certain Property Transfers and Increased Rates for Estates Over $4,000,000 Failed
Nov. 7, 2017 Washington Engrossed House Bill 2242: Advisory Vote No. 18 Failed
 
 

Immigration

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Arizona Proposition 202: Prohibiting Employers from Intentionally or Knowingly Employing an Unauthorized Alien Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Florida Constitutional Amendment 1: Relating to Property Rights/Ineligible Aliens Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Maryland Question 4: Public Institutions of Higher Education – Tuition Rates - Exemption Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Montana Legislative Referendum No.121: Referendum to Require Proof of Citizenship to Receive State Service Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Oregon Measure 58: Prohibits Teaching Public School Student In Language Other Than English for More Than Two Years Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Oregon Ballot Measure Number 88: Provides Oregon Resident "Driver Card" Without Requiring Proof of Legal Presence in the United States Failed
 
 

Infrastructure

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 4, 2008 Alabama Statewide Amendment 6: Alabama Utilities in Tuskegee Amendment 6 Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Alabama Statewide Amendment 5: Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 5 Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Alabama HB510: Statewide Amendment 12 Failed
Nov. 8, 2016 Alabama HB459: Statewide Amendment 7 Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Arkansas Question 1: Arkansas Water, Waste Disposal, and Pollution Abatement Facilities Financing Act of 2007 Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Arizona Proposition 204: Proposed by Initiative Petition Relating to Taxation Failed
May 19, 2009 California Proposition 1A: Stabilizes State Budget. Reforms California Budget Process. Limits State Spending. Increases "Rainy Day" Budget Stabilization Fund. Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 California Proposition 22: Prohibits the State from Borrowing or Taking Funds Used for Transportation, Redevelopment, or Local Government Projects and Services. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 California Proposition 1: Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Florida Amendment 3: Tax Exemption for Totally and Permanently Disabled First Responders Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Georgia Amendment 3: To authorize the creation of special Infrastructure Development Districts providing infrastructure to underserved areas. Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 Hawaii Constitutional Amendment: Relating to Dams and Reservoirs Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Hawaii SB 2876: Relating to Dams and Reservoirs Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 4: Act No. 542 - Limitation on Property Tax Increases Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Louisiana Act No. 870: Proposed Amendment No. 6 Passed
Oct. 14, 2017 Louisiana Act 429: Proposed Amendment No.3 Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Maryland HB 4: Video Lottery Passed
June 1, 2007 Maine Question 2: Bond Issue - Water Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Maine Bond Issue: Bonds for Water Projects Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Maine Question 6: Bond Issue: Transportation Bonds Passed
June 8, 2010 Maine Question 3: Bond Issue - Transportation Passed
June 8, 2010 Maine Question 5: Bond Issue - Water Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Maine Question 5: Bond Issue - Drinking Water Systems and Wastewater Treatment Facilities Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 Maine Question 3: An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Improve Highways, Bridges and Multimodal Facilities Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 Maine Public Law 589: Question 6: Bond Issue Passed
Nov. 3, 2015 Maine : Question 3: Bond Issue Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Maine Question 6: An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Improve Highways, Bridges and Multimodal Facilities Passed
June 13, 2017 Maine HP722: An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Stimulate Investment in Innovation by Maine Businesses To Produce Nationally and Globally Competitive Products and Services Passed
Nov. 7, 2017 Maine Question 3: An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue to Improve Highways, Bridges and Multimodal Facilities and Upgrade Municipal Culverts Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Missouri Constitutional Amendment 2: Grants and Loans for Storm Water Control Passed
Aug. 5, 2014 Missouri HJR 68: Constitutional Amendment 7 Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 New Jersey Public Question 1: Building Our Future Bond Act Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 New Mexico Bond Question 2: Library Acquisition Bonds Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 New Mexico Bond Question B: Academic, Public School, Tribal and Public Library Acquisitions Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 New Mexico Bond Question C: Issuance and Sale of Public School Facility Improvement, Bus Acquisition and Public School Books and Instructional Materials Acquisition Bonds Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 New Mexico Bond Question B: General Obligation Bond B Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 New Mexico Bond Question A: General Obligation Bond A Passed
Nov. 4, 2014 New Mexico : Bond Question B Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 New York Proposal 3: Exclusion of Indebtedness Contracted for Sewage Facilities Passed
Nov. 7, 2017 New York Proposal 3: Authorizing the Use of Forest Preserve Land for Specified Purposes Passed
May 6, 2014 Ohio Issue 1: To Fund Public Infrastructure Capital Improvements By Permitting the Issuance of General Obligation Bonds Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Oklahoma State Question No. 764: Would Allow the Oklahoma Water Resources Board to Issue Bonds Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Oregon Measure 77: Amends Constitution: Governor may Declare "Catastrophic Disaster" (define); Requires Legislative Session; Authorizes Suspending Specified Constitutional Spending Restrictions" Passed
Nov. 4, 2008 Pennsylvania Bond Question: Water and Sewer Improvements Bond Referendum Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Rhode Island State Question 2: Higher Education Facilities Bonds $78,000,000 Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Rhode Island State Question 4: Open Space and Recreation Bonds $14,700,000 Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Rhode Island State Question 3: Transportation Bonds $84,700,000 Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 3: Higher Education Facilities Bonds Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Rhode Island Question 5: Clean Water Finance Agency Bonds Passed
Nov. 8, 2016 Rhode Island Question 5: Port Infrastructure Bonds - $70,000,000 Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 South Dakota Constitutional Amendment L: An Amendment to Article XIII of the South Dakota Constitution Relating to the Trust Fund Created from the Proceeds of the State Cement Enterprise Sales Failed
Nov. 6, 2012 South Dakota Constitutional Amendment O: An Amendment to the South Dakota Constitution Changing the Method for Distributions from the Cement Plant Trust Fund Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 South Dakota Referred Law 14: An Act to Establish the Large Project Development Fund Failed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 4: Bonds for Maintenance, Improvement, Repair, and Construction Projects and for the Purchase of Needed Equipment Passed
Nov. 1, 2007 Texas Proposition 12: Highway Improvement Bonds Passed
Nov. 3, 2009 Texas Proposition 1: Authorizing City and County Financing to Buy Buffer Areas Near Military Installations Passed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition Number 7 (SJR 28): Permit Conservation and Reclamation Districts in El Paso County to Issue Bonds Failed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition Number 8 (SJR 16): Providing for the Appraisal of Open-Space Land Devoted to Water-Stewardship Purposes on the Basis of its Productive Capacity Failed
Nov. 8, 2011 Texas Proposition 2 (SJR 4): Providing for the Issuance of Additional General Obligation Bonds by the Texas Water Development Board Passed
Nov. 5, 2013 Texas Proposition 6: Rainy Day Fund Amendment Passed
Nov. 3, 2015 Texas SJR 17: Proposition 5 Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Utah Constitutional Amendment C: Resolution on Property Tax Exemption for Water Facilities Passed
Nov. 2, 2010 Washington Referendum Bill 52: Concerning Authorizing and Funding Bonds for Energy Efficiency Projects in Schools Failed
Oct. 7, 2017 West Virginia Amendment No.1: Roads to Prosperity Amendment of 2017 Passed
 
 

Natural Resources and Energy

Election Date State Title Outcome
Aug. 26, 2008 Alaska Ballot Measure 4: An Act to protect Alaska's clean water Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Alaska Ballot Measure No. 4 - 12BBAY: An Act Providing for Protection of Bristol Bay Wild Salmon and Waters Within or Flowing into the Existing 1972 Bristol Bay Fisheries Reserve Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Arizona Proposition 120: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution by the Legislature Relating to State Sovereignty Failed
Nov. 4, 2008 Colorado Amendment 52: Use of Severance Tax Revenue for Highways Failed
Nov. 2, 2010 Louisiana Proposed Amendment No. 2: Act 541 - Natural Resource Severance Tax Passed
Oct. 22, 2011 Louisiana Act 424: Louisiana Budget Stabilization Fund Amendment Failed
Oct. 24, 2015 Louisiana Act No. 473: Proposed Amendment No. 1 Failed
Nov. 4, 2014 Nevada SJR 15: Ballot Question No. 2 Failed
Nov. 5, 2013 New York Proposal 5: In Relation to a Land Exchange in the State Forest Preserve with NYCO Minerals, Inc. Passed
Nov. 7, 2017 New York Proposal 3: Authorizing the Use of Forest Preserve Land for Specified Purposes Passed
Nov. 6, 2012 Oklahoma State Question No. 764: Would Allow the Oklahoma Water Resources Board to Issue Bonds Passed
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